Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BSCJ)

Corrections Emphasis

Emphasis in Corrections 

University Requirements: 12 hours/Grade of “C” or better    
  • MA 112 Essential Mathematics OR  MA 116 College Algebra (3)
  • EN 101 Freshman Composition (3)
  • EN 300 Advanced Composition (3)
  • WU 101: The Washburn Experience (3) or IS 100: The College Experience or HN101:  Honors Washburn Experience
General Education Requirements: 36 hours/Grade of "D" or better           
  • Arts and Humanities: 12 hours selected from the general education curriculum ; 3 hours must be from art, music, or theatre; no more than 6 hours from one discipline.
  • Natural Science and Mathematics: 12 hours selected from the general education curriculum; no more than 6 hours from one discipline except in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Mathematics where up to 8 hours may be counted if earned in two separate General Education courses.
  • Social Sciences: 12 hours selected from the general education curriculum ; no more than 6 hours from one discipline.
Core Corrections Courses: 39 hours/Grade of "C" or better
  • CJ 100 Crime & Justice in America (3)
  • CJ 120 Introduction to Corrections (3)
  • CJ 220 Criminal Justice Communications (3)
  • CJ 303 Diversity in American Culture (3)
  • CJ 318 Juvenile Justice (3)
  • CJ 320 Correctional Treatment Strategies (3)
  • CJ 324 Evidence-Based Practices in Corrections (3)
  • CJ 325 Applied Criminology (3)
  • CJ 400 Criminal Justice Research Methods(3)
  • CJ 420 Probation, Parole, and Community-Based Corrections (3)
  • CJ 460 Correctional Administration & Management (3)
  • CJ 480 Internship in Corrections (6)
Correlate Courses: 3 hours/Grade of "C" or better
  • LG 345 Criminal Law (3)
Elective Corrections Courses: 6 hours/Grade of “C” or better

Minor: A minor is required and must be approved by the Criminal Justice & Legal Studies Department.

 

 

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